Just one week after scaring fantasy owners with a thumb ailment that turned out to be minor, Vick is once again instilling fear into the hearts of drafters as he suffered another injury. In Philadelphia's second preseason game, Vick left after six plays following a blow to the midsection from New England linebacker Jermaine Cunningham. It was ruled a rib injury, and precautionary images were taken. X-rays and a MRI came back negative for bone and cartilage, damage and the Eagles are now calling the damage a rib contusion. That has to be good news for Vick who has a lengthy history of rib problems.
In 2010, Vick missed three games after cracking the costal cartilages of ribs 2 and 3 near the insertion site at the sternum. He broke two ribs last season and again missed three games. Vick's rib problems have led him to wear a specially designed Kevlar flak jacket created by Unequal Technology. I would be interested to know if the quarterback was w
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